The House and Senate have adjourned for the weekend without coming to an agreement on a new economic stimulus package despite the looming deadline for unemployment benefits that many have relied on during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN’s Manu Raju discusses with Jake Tapper.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was watching late-night television when he saw a hospital boss criticizing him and Ethiopia’s Health Ministry, which he was leading at the time, for doing a terrible job. Instead of responding with a furious diatribe, as some political leaders might when watching their detractors on TV, he contacted the man, Dr. Kesete
In 2019, the Trump Organization showed improvement over the previous year. But the company’s minimum reported revenues still fell short of the president’s first year in office, his new financial disclosure shows.
As an Indiana school district welcomed students to the 2020-21 academic year, one of their students tested positive for Covid-19 on the first day of class, according to a letter sent to parents.
According to a Vanity Fair report, White House senior adviser, Jared Kushner, was working on a secret national testing plan in the spring to help bring the spread of Covid-19 under control.
With the reopening plans of schools and businesses hinging on rapid test results, the Trump administration’s testing czar says a two- to three-day turnaround “is not possible.”
The camp took precautions but did not require campers to wear masks, the C.D.C. reported. Singing and cheering may have helped spread the virus.
The president’s long campaign against the Postal Service is intersecting with his assault on mail-in voting amid concerns that he has politicized oversight of the agency.
The majority leader is signaling to vulnerable Republican Senate candidates that they should do whatever it takes to salvage their campaigns
Sen. Mitch McConnell is allowing Republican Senate candidates to do whatever it takes to salvage their campaigns ahead of what Republicans increasingly fear could be a devastating election for their party.
BlackRock, la empresa más grande de manejo de inversiones del mundo, se opone a un acuerdo que resolvería la deuda con Argentina, que lucha contra la pobreza y la pandemia.
Record high temperatures were recorded in Baghdad and Damascus, and experts warned of the effects of prolonged heat waves as the planet warms.
The Upper East Side restaurant was accused of serving eight people inside, violating New York’s orders.
Say this about President Trump’s approach to Moscow: It’s been consistent.
The Treasury Department imposed sanctions on a powerful government entity that runs companies and farms in the Xinjiang region, where officials carry out the mass internment of Muslims.
Best known for his hit “I’m a Loving Pauper,” he was a significant figure in the evolution of Jamaican music. He died of the coronavirus.
Baseball’s outbreak spreads to a third major league clubhouse. Three Friday night games have been postponed.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says many European countries locked down more completely than the US in his testimony
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In one of the most jolting moments in modern political history, former President Barack Obama reclaimed his political pulpit with a stark warning that his successor is a grave and imminent threat to American democracy and racial justice.
Public health officials once suggested only people with symptoms should be tested. Now some say getting one is a civic duty.
The President’s election comments come at a time of growing concern that world leaders are exploiting the pandemic to erode the rule of law
When you are President of the United States, your words matter. Not just to your own voters, not just to your own citizens, but to people in every corner of the planet.
Tensions are simmering over the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who took office in 2017 on promises to revitalize the country after years of misrule by his predecessor, Robert Mugabe.
Interest in fractional investments has grown as the pandemic has forced more people to spend time at home, but advisers say the strategy has risks.
Thailand reports that it has crushed Covid-19 despite being a well-known hub for tourists, but is it too good to be true? CNN’s Anna Coren reports.
CNN’s Chris Cuomo debates Newsmax CEO and Trump confidant Chris Ruddy over the President’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Co-founder of influential conservative group: Trump’s tweet on election delay is grounds for impeachment
The co-founder of the conservative Federalist Society said Thursday in a blistering New York Times op-ed that President Donald Trump’s tweet musing about a delay to November’s presidential election is grounds for impeachment.
An “Access Hollywood” video from 2004 shows Billy Bush and Donald Trump visiting multiple polling stations around New York City as Trump tries to find his polling place. The video ends with Trump saying he’s going to fill out an “absentee ballot,” and then completing a provisional ballot in his limo. CNN’s Don Lemon gives
The arrangement brings the Trump administration’s investment in coronavirus vaccine projects to more than $8 billion. The head of the federal effort is a former GSK executive.
Pro-democracy parties, which had hoped to ride widespread discontent to big gains in the fall, saw the delay as an attempt to thwart their momentum.
Suburbs and fashionable exurbs are hot, but don’t forget that home prices have fallen before, a Nobel laureate warns.
City officials did a quick U-turn in the face of public anger, after viral photos showed workers eating lunch on curbs and bridges in the hot sun.
Anger over the closing of the border because of coronavirus fears triggers demonstrations, and then artillery barrages.
Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health officials will testify before a House panel on testing, vaccines and school reopening. There are strong signs that Native Americans have been hit hard by the virus.
The Salzburg Festival is unfolding its abbreviated centennial season with an elaborate coronavirus protection plan.
Inadequate testing and protracted delays in producing results have crippled tracking and hampered efforts to contain major outbreaks.
Eager for an alternative to Zoom, executives are getting together in video games, to bond, brainstorm or rampage.
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management company, is opposing a debt settlement deal with Argentina as the country grapples with soaring poverty and the pandemic.
Experts have tips on the office routines that need to change when everyone’s working from home. Meetings, for one.
Players, coaches and analysts of all stripes are watching this season’s games to see what effect — if any — the absence of fans has on the games themselves.
If Covid takes the football season away from us, we’re in danger of losing the bond we’ve taken so many years to build.